This urban nature park in Ottawa also offers historical displays, as well as a renovated heritage pavilion.

Hog’s Back Park History

Hog’s Back Park was developed in the 1950s, and it occupies an area of over 20.8 hectares. During the construction of the Rideau Canal (1826–1832), one of the most challenging dam-building projects took place at Hog’s Back.

Access to the Park

The site opens in early May and closes December 1 (weather permitting).

National Capital Parks

Discover more about the NCC's parks in this map journal.